Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

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  Minnesota United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 5,101 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 2,981 58.4 71,468 46.0
Gates 680 13.3 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 599 11.7 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 718 14.1 11,630 7.5
Unknown 95 1.9 5,253 3.4
Special warning 17 0.3 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 9 0.2 1,417 0.9
Other 2 0.0 483 0.3

KEY: HWTS = highway traffic signals, WW = wigwags.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railway Administration, Office of Railway Safety, Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, table 9-4, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety as of Nov. 21, 2001.